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Associate Graphic Designer

Kate Spade

new york, NY, US

graphic desinger - desk and stationary    


since our launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, kate spade new york has always stood for optimistic femininity. today, our brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—kate spade new york’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. under the vision of creative director nicola glass, we continue to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.


kate spade new york is part of the tapestry house of brands.


primary purpose:  the designer- home graphics role will support the design team in art directing and designing product within the desk and stationary categories in the home department.  Manage relationship and collaboration with licensed partner to create two lines a year that embody kate spade new york brand values, aesthetic and quality.  the ideal candidate is a highly creative individual who welcomes the opportunity to work on a team and embraces change as the brand grows and develops.


the successful individual will leverage their proficiency in graphics design to...

  • Create illustrations, typography and print design for graphic product within the desk and stationary categories
  • actively collaborate with licensed partner to create seasonal collections meeting directives of the business while also maintaining the spirit of the kate spade new york brand
  • communicate a wide variety of 2-d and 3-d ideas from concept to final product
  • create artwork and product tech packs to communicate designs to partners and factories
  • oversee sampling process providing adequate feedback on color, shape, artwork interpretation and general execution
  • strong visual and thematic understanding of the kate spade new york brand
  • collaborative, proactive and a team player
  • strong sense of color and pattern, proportion and detail


the accomplished individual will possess...

  • minimum 3-5 years experience
  • college degree in graphic design
  • strong computer skills in adobe creative suite
  • strong sketching, illustration and typesetting skills
  • organized, detail oriented team player


kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. all employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. these decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. visit kate spade new york at

Req ID:  50670

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